Doug Rapley has been named the December 2017 Faculty of the Month. Rapley currently serves as the Department Chair for Education at the College.
Rapley received a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from Saint Louis University in 2003 and a Master of Science in Geoscience Systems from Mississippi State in 2010. He began his career in education locally teaching high school Earth and Space Science and Ecology for West Ada School District.
At the College of Western Idaho, he honed skills to engage learners and selling science is his main priority. When not advocating for education, Rapley spends his free time pursuing interests in outdoor sports like mountain biking, running, backpacking, and snowboarding.